North American XB-70 Valkyrie

When it was rolled out on 11 May 1964, the first prototype of…

Dornier Do X

When the mighty 12-engine Dornier Do X flying boat made its…

Yokosuka Ohka

Essentially a piloted flying bomb, the romantically named Ohka…

Sukhoi Su-27

An old hand at dazzling air show spectators all over the world,…

Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2

A military two-seater, the B.E.2 had the misfortune to become…

Hawker P.1127

During the postwar period aircraft manufacturers around the…

Vickers Vimy

Designed late in World War I as a strategic bomber, the Vickers…

Virgin Atlantic Globalflyer

Piloted by adventurer Steve Fossett, GlobalFlyer flew into the…

Lee-Richards Annular Monoplane

Although never mainstream, the notion of making an aeroplane…